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Mr. Winslow, from the same committee, reported in favor of the pas sage of the last named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the charter of the United States Life Insurance Company in the city of New York.”

"An act to amend chapter 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act in relation to jurors in the city and county of New York, passed May 2, 1870.

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Lockport, passed April 11, 1865, and the acts amendatory thereof."

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Robertson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Robertson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Robertson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the Savings Bank of the city of Utica, passed April 26, 1839, passed April 11, 1870,” with a message that they consent to a committee of conference on the same, and have appointed as such committee, on the part of the Assembly, Messrs. Hungerford, Squires, Yeomans Ćook and Moseley.

The Assembly returned the concurrent resolution requesting the Governor to return, for amendment, the bill relative to stenographers in circuit courts, etc., with a message that they had concurred in the same, without amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Governor. The Assembly returned the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Mary Wheleam the real estate of which John Wheleam died seized, in the town of Canandaigua, county of Ontario,” with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly. The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendment of the Senate thereto:

“An act authorizing the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company to extend its road and make certain connections, and mortgage its real estate and personal property, and certain towns in Onondaga, Oswego, and Jefferson counties to issue bonds in aid thereof."

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly. Mr. Chatfield moved that the following entitled Assembly bill be considered in the first committee of the whole :

"An act to establish a board of health and vital statistics in the county of Richmond, and to define its powers and duties.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof. (SENATE JOURNAL

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Mr. Johnson moved that the following entitled Assembly bills be considered in the first committee of the whole :

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act passed July 21, 1853, entitled "An act to amend an act to provide for the incorporation of companies to construct plank-roads," passed May 7, 1847, and the acts amendatory thereof,' passed April 14, 1855.”

“An act in relation to the village of Canandaigua, and to provide a police justice and police constables in said village, and defining their jurisdiction, power, and duties.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bilis entitled as follows:

“An act to establish a board of health and of vital statistics in the county of Richmond, and to define its powers and duties."

“An act in relation to the village of Canandaigua, and to provide a police justice and police constables in said village, and defining their jurisdiction, power and duties.”

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act, passed July 21, 1853, entitled An act to amend an act to provide for the incor poration of companies to construct plank-roads, passed May 7, 1847,' and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 14, 1855."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. McGowan, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said named bills, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Allen, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCII 20, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
No clergyman present.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Lewis presented five petitions for a bridge across Tonawanda creek at Bush's Place; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Robertson presented a petition of citizens of Morrisania for reduction of fare on West Farms and Morrisania railroad; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. O'Brien presented a petition for act authorizing sale of real estate; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Lewis presented a petition of L. D. Johnson and others for a law. making sellers of spirituous liquors liable for damages in consequence of such sale; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the village

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of Carthage," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 177 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Pittsford, county of Monroe, State of New York, passed April 11, 1870," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the election of a police justice in and for the village of Cayuga, and defining his power and duty," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Sisterhood of Grey Nuns in the State of New York, passed April 6, A. D, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the appointment of assistant district attorneys in certain counties of this State," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act increasing the powers and duties of courts of special sessions, except in the city and county of New York and the city of Albany,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to confirm the title of Francis Melvin to certain land in the city of Brooklyn,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns and cities in this State," asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the same, and that it be referred to the committee on internal affairs; which report

Mr. Baker, from a majority of the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Board of Canal Commissioners to settle with James H. Sherrill for constructing a stone dam across the Mohawk river at Cohoes for the Erie and Champlain canals, at prices equal to the cost of such work as found by the Canal Board under chapter 543 of the Laws of 1870," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act in relation to abandoned canals,

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Mr. D.P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit Company of the city of Rochester,' passed March 30, 1868."

"An act to extend the powers of notaries public in the city and county of New York, and in the county of Kings.”

“An act to amend chapter 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act in relation to jurors in the city and county of New York,' passed May 2, 1870."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Goshen, passed April 18, 1843, so as to enable the inhabitants of said village to obtain a supply of water for public and private uses,' passed March 27, 1871."

“An act to regulate the compensation of the special county judge and special surrogate of Chautauqua county."

“An act to amend the charter of the United States Life Insurance Company in the city of New York."

“An act to incorporate the Syracuse Driving Park Association."

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the concurrent resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution relative to pay of members of the Legislature,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said resolution was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Weismann, from the committee on public health, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed April 26, 1867, for the relief of the ruptured and crippled in hospital,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Cornelia Townsend,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Benedict moved that said bill be referred to the committee of the whole.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise the charter of Long Island City.”

On motion of Mr. Cock, and by unanimous consent, said bill was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Cock

Harrower O'Brien Wagner
Baker
Dickinson Lord

Perry

Weismann Benedict Foster

Madden

Robertson Winslow Chatfield Graham

Murphy Tiemann D, P. Wood 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the United States Contracting Company to change its name," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relating to lands in the city of New York, devised by Francis Wiener, deceased,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Allen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the Statutes of the State, limiting the time for the commencement of actions in the courts thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act confirming certain proceedings of the common council of the city of Buffalo, and authorizing the issue of the bonds of said city for the purpose of aiding the people of the city of Chicago,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the supervisors of the several counties in the second judicial district, not including the county of Kings, to appropriate and pay compensation to justices of the supreme court, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.,

By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to legalize payments made by the comptroller to justices of the supreme court in the second judicial district, and to authorize further payments by said comptroller to said justices, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Harrower asked and obtained leave to 'introduce a bill entitled "An act for the further protection of fish in the Goodhue and Cranberry lakes in the towns of Thurston and

Addison, Stenben county, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to extend the operation and

effect of the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes," passed April 15, 1871,” which was read the first time

, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on the judiciary. duce a bill entitled "An act to designate a uniform time for the com

By unanimous consent, Mr. Wagner asked and obtained leave to intromencement of the term of office of the supervisors of the county of Schenectady," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent

affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. D. P. Wood asked and obtained leave to

introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to allow the justices of the supreme court assigned to hold the general terms thereof in the several judicial departments of this State to fix the times and places for holding the same," which was read the first time, and by

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